A block growth officer in Barabanki has resigned, alleging that he was “mentally harassed” by the district Justice of the Peace and one other official.
Taking cognisance of BDO Amit Tripathi’s resignation, the federal government has ordered a probe into the matter and has requested the agricultural growth commissioner to submit a report.
Barabanki District Justice of the Peace Dr Adarsh Singh and Chief Improvement Officer (CDO) Ekta Singh have, nonetheless, termed the allegation “baseless”.
In his resignation letter dated August 2, Mr Tripathi had mentioned he was transferred to Puredalai growth block from Ramnagar on July 1 and he had joined his responsibility on the new workplace. Nonetheless, Barabanki MP Upendra Rawat and different public representatives from Ramnagar interfered, and subsequently, his switch was cancelled.
Mr Tripathi claimed he didn’t ask the MP or every other politician to get his switch cancelled, however his seniors have been miffed with him over the political interference in his posting.
He mentioned he was summoned to the district Justice of the Peace’s residence the place Adarsh Singh and Ekta Singh yelled at him and humiliated him.
He additional mentioned the 2 officers arrived at Ramnagar block for an inspection on July 30 and snubbed him once more.
Mr Tripathi additionally forwarded a replica of his resignation to Extra Chief Secretary Manoj Kumar Singh, who ordered a probe into the matter.
Refuting the claims, the district Justice of the Peace and the CDO mentioned in a joint assertion that greater officers examine authorities places of work and perform bodily verification of the on-site works on the federal government’s directions.
“The inspection of Ramnagar block was completed on this connection. Through the inspection, many lapses and monetary irregularities have been discovered and a report of the lapses has been despatched to the federal government for motion,” the assertion mentioned.
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